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Keeping your pet’s hair-raising issue under control

The love that a pet brings into your home cannot be quantified; the cuddles, the laughs, the playtime, the companionship, …

The Horse’s Leg

A HORSE (Equus caballus) can gallop at a speed of up to 30 miles per hour (50 km/h). Although this involves considerable …

The Dog’s Sense of Smell

Researchers say that dogs can use their sense of smell to detect the age, gender, and mood of other dogs. …

A guide to cruelty-free skincare for beginners

With the global move towards consumers becoming more earth-conscious, there seems to be an unprecedented upsurge in the demand for …

Cats and Essential Oils

Our beloved feline companions are very different from most of the other animals under our care. In particular they metabolize …

Animal Rights: Victory For Activists As China Reclassifies Dogs As Pets In New Guidelines

World Dog Alliance China’s agricultural ministry has just removed dogs from the national list of livestock, and has reclassified dogs …

Celebrate National Hug Your Cat Day the Right Way

From the ancient Egyptians to present-day cat lovers, cats are mysterious creatures that have always been symbols of grace and …

Microbiome science revolutionises pet health

You grab the probiotic yoghurt in the dairy aisle without thinking twice, pop that probiotic capsule every morning with your …

The Function of Cat Whiskers

DOMESTIC cats are mostly nocturnal. Whiskers apparently help them to identify nearby objects and catch prey, particularly after dusk. Consider: …